Robert P. “Bob” Dickison, 97, passed away Monday, June 13, 2022, at his home in Garrett.
He was born May 18, 1925, in Montpelier, Ohio to Henry and Vera (Hepker) Dickison.
Bob married Norma J. Brown on December 4, 1948, in Butler Center, and she survives in Garrett.
He was a tractor mechanic for Scherer and Maxfield in Leo and then went to work for GE in Fort Wayne, retiring in 1990.
He enjoyed camping, fishing, watching westerns and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Also surviving are three children and their spouses, Steve and Robbi Dickison of Garrett, Jeanne and Gene Rayburn of Garrett and Joan and Harold Cooper of Garrett; 13 grandchildren, Mandi (Kris) Smith, Stephanie (Shane) Hutchins, Stacy (Adam) Fugate, Steven Dickison, Billie (Mark) West, Donna Dunaway, Jennifer Dunaway, Brian (Amanda) Rayburn, Sean (Annette) Poling, Glenn (Caylah) Rayburn, Dawn Rayburn, Christopher (Mindi) Combs and Tyler (Mysti) Combs; 30 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Kathryn Dickison; five brothers-in-law, Howard Brown, Clyde Brown, Ed Brown, Clarence Brown and Richard Brown; and three sisters-in-law, Geraldine Clark, Sue Bock and Luella Aschleman.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn, with visitation from 10 – 11 a.m. Thursday, prior to the service. Jerry Weller will be officiating.
Burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn.
Visitation also will be from 4 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the DeKalb County Horsemen’s Association.